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Burlington Fire Department Press Release – Owners of a Burlington multi-unit residential building on Lilnan Court off of Ghent Ave in Ward 2 were convicted on six counts of failing to comply with the Ontario Fire Code, resulting in fines totaling $30,000. “Compliance with the Ontario Fire Code is the building owner’s responsibility,” said Fire …

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City of Burlington Media Release Burlington, Ont.—July 29, 2016—The City of Burlington will discuss next steps after learning that the Burlington Airpark Inc. has appealed the decision of Mr. Justice M.R. Gibson dated June 30, 2016 to the Ontario Court of Appeal. The appeal (attached TORONTO-#771770-v1-Notice_of_Appeal_and_Appellant_s_Certificate), states: “THE APPELLANT ASKS that the judgment be set aside …

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In order to add comfort and enhance customer service, Burlington Transit is adding benches to 57 bus stops around the city. Some bench installations will require a concrete slab to be poured first. The locations were chosen based on areas that have busier pedestrian and vehicular traffic and public space available. The bench expansion is …

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From Association of Municipalities of Ontario press release June 9, 2016 – Members’ Legislative Update The Ontario Legislature rose June 9 and will resume on September 12th, 2016. A number of bills of interest to municipal governments were debated in this session, and are outlined below. Bill 181, Municipal Elections Modernization Act – carried in Third Reading …

Province bans union/corporate donations to elections; trails Act; payday loans regs; cap & trade; affordable housing; & more bills Read More »

This year is the 25th annual Moon in June Road Race that will be taking place on Saturday, June 4. The kids race will be one kilometre and begin at 6:30 p.m., with 5k and 10k races to start at 8p.m. The races will result in the following road and lane closures in Burlington: James …

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The new pay-by-plate parking machines have arrived in downtown Burlington and will be replacing 300 individual parking meters from the streets. Precise Parklink Inc. in Toronto has supplied them. The machines will be installed in public parking lots, on public streets and the 414 Locust St garage. Features of the new pay-by-plate parking machines include:  Multiple forms …

Pay-by-plate parking machines have arrived in downtown Burlington Read More »

Burlington, Ont. – March 9, 2016—Burlington Transit users will experience detours and schedule changes from March 21 until September 2016 during construction on New Street. Detours will affect parts of Routes 4, 10, 50, 52, 300, 301 and 302. Route 4 will not stop on Teen Tour Way from May 9 to Sept. 3, 2016, …

Transit detours begin March 21 due to New Street construction Read More »